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Pelosi: I'd Have Held Lewandowski in Contempt

She tells Democrats she'd have done it 'right then and there' during Tuesday hearing

(Newser) - House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler didn't hold Corey Lewandowski in contempt for his "completely unacceptable" behavior during a hearing Tuesday—but Nancy Pelosi would have been stricter. Sources tell Politico that the House speaker told a group of lawmakers Wednesday that she would have held President Trump'... More »

Lewandowski Says Little to House Panel

Angry and defiant exchanges dominate hearing

(Newser) - The White House told Corey Lewandowski, President Trump's onetime campaign manager, not to testify about any discussions with Trump or his advisers when he appeared before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. The intention is "to protect executive branch confidentiality," said Lewandowski, who never worked in the... More »

House Panel Subpoenas More Big Names

House Judiciary Committee wants to hear from them Sept. 17

(Newser) - As expected , the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday subpoenaed former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and a former White House aide as part of its investigation into President Trump's conduct in office, the AP reports. The committee chairman, Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York, said his committee... More »

House Panel OKs Subpoenas for Big Names in Trump Probe

Including Jared Kushner, Jeff Sessions

(Newser) - The House Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in special counsel Robert Mueller's report, including President Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the AP reports. The panel also voted to authorize subpoenas for documents and testimony related to Trump'... More »

Panel Chair Kept Calling Hope Hicks 'Ms. Lewandowski'

She refused to answer 155 questions

(Newser) - Former President Trump aide Hope Hicks was blocked by White House lawyers from answering most questions at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday—but one she would probably have been happy to answer is "Can you confirm your name?" According to a transcript of the closed-door hearing released Thursday,... More »

New Trump Tell-All Blasts His 'Embedded Enemies'

Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie have a sequel book out

(Newser) - Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie are out with the sequel to their first book, Let Trump Be Trump , and in it they allege that the 45th president of the United States is under constant siege from within by "embedded enemies" in various parts of government who "attack the... More »

Report: Secret Service Had to Break Up West Wing Fight

Chief of staff John Kelly apparently had physical confrontation with Corey Lewandowski

(Newser) - Tempers flare in the current West Wing as in others, but the New York Times reports on a particularly nasty confrontation this year that required the intervention of the Secret Service. By the newspaper's account of the "near brawl," chief of staff John Kelly got physical with... More »

At Protest, Armed Heckler Saying 'Womp! Womp!' Arrested

Shane Sealy in Alabama mimics Corey Lewandowski in immigration debate

(Newser) - A protest of White House immigration policy turned unsettling in Alabama over the weekend when a counter-protester repeatedly chanted the mocking phrase "womp! womp!" and pulled a gun during an altercation, police say. The "derisive womp! womp" line, denoting false sympathy, is the same one uttered to... More »

'Womp Womp' Has Cost Lewandowski Speaking Gigs

He was dropped by one of DC's leading bureaus

(Newser) - Corey Lewandowski has been dropped by one of Washington, DC's top speakers bureaus, days after he said "Womp womp" while a fellow Fox guest talked about a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome who had been separated from her mother. Leading Authorities Inc. books speakers for engagements that can... More »

Ex-Trump Campaign Manager Slammed for 'Surreal Moment'

Corey Lewandowski mocked story of Down syndrome girl separated from mom at border

(Newser) - Corey Lewandowski has weighed in on the controversial border separations mandated by President Trump, and the reaction hasn't been a warm one. The former Trump campaign manager appeared on Fox News' evening broadcast Tuesday, where he squared off against former senior DNC adviser Zac Petkanas, Time reports. Petkanas started... More »

Trump Ally Lewandowski Sees 'Real Problem' in Midterms

One-time campaign manager says Democrats could take House, start impeachment process

(Newser) - Corey Lewandowski thinks the Democrats have a real chance at taking over the House of Representatives and, if they do, he thinks President Trump has "a real problem." In a Sunday radio interview, the Hill reports that Trump's one-time campaign manager admitted the party has "good... More »

Lewandowski Accused of Sex Assault for 'Demeaning' Slaps

Singer and Trump supporter Joy Villa says ex-Trump aide hit her on buttocks twice

(Newser) - A singer and potential congressional candidate says she has filed a sexual assault complaint against President Trump's ex-campaign manager for hitting her twice on her buttocks during a DC gathering in November. Joy Villa, a Trump backer who wore a "Make America Great Again" dress at the Grammys... More »

Book on Trump Spills Details of His Bad Habits

Related to diet and language, at least while on the campaign trail

(Newser) - Let Trump Be Trump is the title of a book on the president written by two men who advised his campaign, Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie. The Washington Post got an early look at the book, which will be released Tuesday, and cobbles together anecdotes on what "being Trump"... More »

As Crisis Grows, White House Eyes Big Shakeups

Hard-hitting campaign aides could be back as Trump lawyers up, goes on defense

(Newser) - President Trump is back from his foreign tour and has no shortage of items on his to-do list: Chief among them is containing the Russia crisis, and the Washington Post is reporting that the White House is looking to create a "war room" to do so and fill it... More »

Meeting of Clinton, Trump Aides Turned Nasty Fast

'You guys are bitter'

(Newser) - The post-election forum at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government has traditionally been a respectful meeting of rival campaign strategists. This year, it's a miracle they didn't start throwing chairs. The forum turned into a shouting match as six Hillary Clinton aides and six Donald Trump aides... More »

Corey Lewandowski Quits CNN

Resignation follows trip to Trump Tower

(Newser) - Corey Lewandowski's days as a TV talking head are over for now: CNN says the former Donald Trump campaign manager has resigned effective immediately. Lewandowski, who allegedly assaulted a Breitbart reporter earlier this year and was fired by the Trump campaign in June , was seen leaving Trump Tower hours... More »

CNN Commentator Gets Mass Payout From Trump Campaign

Corey Lewandowski will no longer be getting monthly severance payments

(Newser) - Corey Lewandowski will no longer be receiving regular payments from the Trump campaign, USA Today reports. The former campaign manager and current CNN commentator received the rest of his severance agreement in a single lump payment from the Trump campaign. It was likely a payment of $80,000. "Everything... More »

Trump Campaign Paid CNN Commentator $20K Last Month

Documents show it was for 'strategy consulting'

(Newser) - CNN was widely criticized for hiring a former Trump campaign manager as a commentator back in June. So you can imagine the reaction now that it appears the network may have actually hired a current Trump strategy consultant. The Washington Post reports FEC filings from the Trump campaign show Corey... More »

Trump Campaign Exec Paul Manafort Resigns

Move follows big shakeup

(Newser) - More turmoil at the top in the Trump camp: Campaign chairman Paul Manafort has resigned. The move comes after Donald Trump essentially demoted Manafort earlier in the week by creating a new position of campaign CEO for Stephen Bannon and promoting adviser Kellyanne Conway to the post of campaign manager.... More »

Trump Sues Former Campaign Aide for $10M

Sam Nunberg is accused of violating nondisclosure deal

(Newser) - In a highly unusual campaign dispute, Donald Trump is seeking $10 million in damages from his former political consultant Sam Nunberg, arguing Nunberg violated the nondisclosure agreement nearly every Trump employee is required to sign. Trump alleges Nunberg leaked confidential information to reporters. Nunberg, in court filings obtained by the... More »

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